Jaclyn Wheatley

Jaclyn Wheatley, originally from Vancouver, B.C., Canada, is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer based in Seattle, WA. An alumna of the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University B.F.A. program, Jaclyn graduated Summa Cum Laude with a major in Dance and a minor in Business Administration. A member of the JUNTOS Collective, Jaclyn travelled to Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Nicaragua to participate in dance outreach activities. She has performed the works of Alvin Ailey, Jennifer Archibald, Joshua Beamish, Ronald K. Brown, and Arch Contemporary Ballet. Since joining Seattle’s Spectrum Dance Theater in 2014, Jaclyn has performed in many of Donald Byrd’s productions including Drastic Cuts, LOVE, Carmina Burana, Shot, and (Im)pulse, as well as works presented by Alex Crozier and Vincent Michael Lopez. Other credits include the Closing Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics and feature films Center Stage: Turn It Up and Dancing with Shadows. Jaclyn began training with The Cabiri in 2016, and debuted as a performer in 2017’s Beyond the Veil: Ghost Game XI. See more at www.jaclynwheatley.com